On This Day

April 3, 1997 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, Brazilian football player (Manchester City, Brazil national team), born in São Paulo, Brazil

Deaths in Sport

  • Judy Flannery, American triathlete, killed by a car while training at 56
  • Sergei Filatov, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1960), dies at 70